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Nintendo Co., Ltd. (7974) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

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- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Nintendo Co., Ltd. (Nintendo) is one of the leading home entertainment companies in the world. The company develops, manufactures, and distributes handheld and home console hardware machines and related software. Its offerings include software and hardware for home video game systems, Karuta, playing cards, and other gaming-related products. The company's key subsidiaries include Nintendo of America Inc., Nintendo of Canada Ltd., Nintendo RU LLC, Nintendo Phuten Co., Ltd. Nintendo of Europe GmbH, Nintendo France S.A.R and among others. It distributes products primarily through third party suppliers and operates across the Americas, Japan, Europe and other countries. Nintendo is headquartered in Kyoto, Japan.

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Table Of Contents

Nintendo Co., Ltd. (7974) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Nintendo Co., Ltd. - Key Facts 6
Nintendo Co., Ltd. - Key Employees 7
Nintendo Co., Ltd. - Major Products and Services 8
Nintendo Co., Ltd. - History 9
Nintendo Co., Ltd. - Locations And Subsidiaries 12
Head Office 12
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 12
Section 2 - Company Analysis 14
Nintendo Co., Ltd. - Business Description 14
Nintendo Co., Ltd. - Corporate Strategy 15
Nintendo Co., Ltd. - SWOT Analysis 16
SWOT Analysis - Overview 16
Nintendo Co., Ltd. - Strengths 16
Strength - Success in International Markets 16
Strength - Robust Research and Development Capabilities 16
Strength - Established Presence in Gaming Market 16
Nintendo Co., Ltd. - Weaknesses 17
Weakness - Patent Infringement Concerns 17
Weakness - Dependence on Contract Manufacturer 17
Nintendo Co., Ltd. - Opportunities 18
Opportunity - Growing Video Games Markets 18
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 18
Opportunity - Global Economic Outlook 18
Opportunity - Product Innovation 18
Nintendo Co., Ltd. - Threats 19
Threat - Online Piracy 19
Threat - Rapid Technological Changes 19
Threat - Shorter and Seasonal Product Lifecycles 19
Nintendo Co., Ltd. - Key Competitors 20
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 22
Performance Chart 24
Financial Performance 24
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 26
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Recent Deals Summary 27
Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 28
Dec 02, 2014: Philips and Nintendo resolve patent disputes and sign patent license agreement 28
Section 5 - Appendix 29
Methodology 29
Ratio Definitions 29
About GlobalData 33
Contact Us 33
Disclaimer 33

List of Tables
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Key Facts 6
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Key Employees 7
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Major Products and Services 8
Nintendo Co., Ltd., History 9
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Other Locations 12
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Subsidiaries 13
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Key Competitors 20
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Ratios based on current share price 21
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Annual Ratios 22
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Interim Ratios 25
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Recent Deals Summary 27
Currency Codes 29
Capital Market Ratios 29
Equity Ratios 30
Profitability Ratios 30
Cost Ratios 31
Liquidity Ratios 31
Leverage Ratios 32
Efficiency Ratios 32

List of Figures
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 24
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Ratio Charts 26

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